This is often confusing for me, so I hope it will help someone else.
In order to put consistency in my work, I went in search of this on the Internet and found someone asking a similar question. See source below, but here was the question:
I insert alot of quotes into my text, and I like to use footnotes for citations. My question is where should I put the footnote relative to the closing quotation mark. For example, I might write somethin like: The Court held that “the alleged counduct, if true, would be a serious violation of the statue.” Should I put my footnote reference before or after the closing quotation mark?
Thanks for your help!!!!
And here was the best answer: